History of Milton

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“MILTON, only 7 miles from the Delaware Bay in a direct line but many more by the convoluted Broadkill, is one of the little old Delaware towns that prospered through shipbuilding and shipping in the 19 century. The shipyards have long ago disappeared from the foot of Union and Federal Streets… The business section displays […]


WATER MAIN BREAK – LAVINIA STREET

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

UPDATE: 1:25 pm  Water service has been restored. Should you experience cloudiness or air in the water lines, please allow water to run until the issue subsides.   9:56am: The Town has been made aware of a water main break on Lavinia Street.  A time frame for repair is unknown at this time.  While working […]


Press Release: ACLU Complaint

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Click the following link to view the Press Release: Press Release – ACLU Complaint


2017 Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

milton-comp-plan_part-1_chps-7_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-2_chps-8-10-part_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-3_chps-10-part-appendices_053117 map-a-region map-b-ortho-aerial map-c-roads-and-boundaries map-d1-natural-and-environmental ma-d2-agricultural-lands map-e-existing-land-use map-f-existing-zoning map-g-future-land-use-expansion-area map-h-state-investment-strategy-areas-agriculture-districts map-i-town-center map-j-historic-resources map-k-source-water-resources map-l-water-system-map   LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, […]


Cape Gazette: Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Maddy Lauria January 27, 2017 Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager Position filled for first time since 2013 Kristy Rogers is Milton’s new town manager, a position that has been vacant since 2013. MADDY LAURIA PHOTOS Congratulatory flowers are on display in Kristy Rogers’ office after she was recently promoted to town manager. Kristy […]


2017 Annual Municipal Election

Date Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017

For immediate release: January 26, 2017 TOWN OF MILTON 2017 Annual Municipal Election   The 2017 Annual Municipal Election candidate filing deadline was Tuesday, January 3, at 5:00 p.m.  This year’s Election was open for two council seats.  Two citizens declared their candidacy for the 2017 Election:  incumbent Councilman Emory West Jr., and Mr. Richard […]


Milton hires its new Chief of Police

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Milton hires its new Chief of Police Tuesday, March 29, 2016 The Town of Milton is pleased to announce it has hired     Robert J. Longo as the Milton Chief of Police, following a lengthy but thorough application process.  Mr. Longo brings to the Town his experience in law enforcement, specifically including municipal policing and its […]


Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Roadshow

Date Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014

Below is an attachment of the Freedom of Information Act Roadshow presentation given by Deputy Attorney General Edward Black December 8, 2014. Overview: Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act Open Records Provisions What documents must be made available for public inspection? Open Meeting Provisions What meetings and discussions must be open to the public? Education (effective July […]


Milton town clerk named Delaware’s Clerk of the Year

Date Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Kristy Rogers earns recognition for public service By Maddy Lauria | Oct 06, 2014 MILTON — When Milton Town Clerk Kristy Rogers was appointed to take over town manager duties a year ago, she didn’t do it for the recognition. Her hard work has paid off, though, as she earned the title of Clerk of the […]


Delaware Beach Life, featured Milton in “Home-Style History”

Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

In the July issue of Delaware Beach Life, Milton was featured in “Home-Style History”:   Excerpt: Situated on the banks of the Broadkill River, Milton is not unlike most old towns. Its history is rich, and various industries — from shipping and shipbuilding to button-making and canning —shaped its demographics, culture and architecture. What is […]